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THE NOTARIES ORDINANCE, 1961

(ORDINANCE NO. XIX OF 1961).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 14th June, 1961  
  
     An Ordinance to provide for and to regulate the profession of notaries in Bangladesh. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for and to regulate the profession of notaries in Bangladesh;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Power to appoint notaries
4. Registers
5. Entry of names in the Register and issue or renewal of certificates of practice
6. Annual publication of lists of notaries
7. Seal of notaries
8. Functions of notaries
9. Bar of practice without certificate
10. Removal of names from Register
11. Construction of references to notaries public in other laws
12. Penalty for falsely representing to be a notary, etc.
13. Cognizance of offences
14. Reciprocal arrangements for recognition of notarial acts done by foreign notaries
15. Power to make rules
16. Saving of Act XXVI of 1881
 
 

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